Faces of the 2013 Episcopal Church in Minnesota Convention

Our annual convention, as always, drew a diverse, interesting crowd of people with stories to share. NEWELL SEARLE photos and story by Jamie Mair Newell Searle had a long career in public relations and served in the administration of former

Faces of the 2013 Episcopal Church in Minnesota Convention

Our annual convention, as always, drew a diverse, interesting crowd of people with stories to share. NEWELL SEARLE photos and story by Jamie Mair Newell Searle had a long career in public relations and served in the administration of former

Toua Vang waits for hands laid upon him at his ordination June 27 in Breck School Chapel, Golden Valley.

Toua Vang is first Hmong priest in Anglican Communion

by Haddayr Copley-Woods, Missioner for Communications, ECMN This June 27, Bishop Brian N. Prior ordained Toua Vang as an Episcopal priest. It looked very much the same as the other ordinations; Prior placed his hands on Vang’s head, saying: “Therefore,

Toua Vang waits for hands laid upon him at his ordination June 27 in Breck School Chapel, Golden Valley.

Toua Vang is first Hmong priest in Anglican Communion

by Haddayr Copley-Woods, Missioner for Communications, ECMN This June 27, Bishop Brian N. Prior ordained Toua Vang as an Episcopal priest. It looked very much the same as the other ordinations; Prior placed his hands on Vang’s head, saying: “Therefore,

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How to Pray When You’re Pissed at God

By Jamie Mair Christ Church, Woodbury Have you ever been angry with God? Take that one step further: Have you ever been pissed off at God? Ian Punnett has heard that anger with God in his role as a deacon

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How to Pray When You’re Pissed at God

By Jamie Mair Christ Church, Woodbury Have you ever been angry with God? Take that one step further: Have you ever been pissed off at God? Ian Punnett has heard that anger with God in his role as a deacon

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School for Formation: Deepening Roots Course Encourages Theological Reflection in Community

Many good church-goers realize that their knowledge of their own tradition is a little sketchy. Sunday School and confirmation classes seem distant, Sunday readings and sermons a bit hit-and-miss. Deepening Roots, a School for Formation course beginning this fall, offers

Deepening Roots

School for Formation: Deepening Roots Course Encourages Theological Reflection in Community

Many good church-goers realize that their knowledge of their own tradition is a little sketchy. Sunday School and confirmation classes seem distant, Sunday readings and sermons a bit hit-and-miss. Deepening Roots, a School for Formation course beginning this fall, offers

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First Nations Kitchen: Partnerships Create Success

Early on Saturday mornings, Charmaine Bird rolls her truck up to the back door of a co-op warehouse. Boxes of organic fruits and vegetables will be carefully stacked in the back – the first step for a multi-stage weekend ministry,

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First Nations Kitchen: Partnerships Create Success

Early on Saturday mornings, Charmaine Bird rolls her truck up to the back door of a co-op warehouse. Boxes of organic fruits and vegetables will be carefully stacked in the back – the first step for a multi-stage weekend ministry,

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Mary Ellen Ashcroft: World’s Best Eucharist

You’ve heard of the “World’s Best Donuts” in Grand Marais? The Rev. Dr. Mary Ellen Ashcroft shares the story of the “World’s Best Eucharist,” which occurred very unexpectedly one Sunday at Spirit of the Wilderness, Grand Marais – the Episcopal Church

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Mary Ellen Ashcroft: World’s Best Eucharist

You’ve heard of the “World’s Best Donuts” in Grand Marais? The Rev. Dr. Mary Ellen Ashcroft shares the story of the “World’s Best Eucharist,” which occurred very unexpectedly one Sunday at Spirit of the Wilderness, Grand Marais – the Episcopal Church

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Spirit of the Wilderness, Grand Marais: Grounded in the Spirit, Centered on Community

Witness how the Spirit is moving among Episcopalians in Minnesota. Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church in Grand Marais is the newest faith community in the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. Founded just 5 years ago by Layne and Rolf Lindquist

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Spirit of the Wilderness, Grand Marais: Grounded in the Spirit, Centered on Community

Witness how the Spirit is moving among Episcopalians in Minnesota. Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church in Grand Marais is the newest faith community in the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. Founded just 5 years ago by Layne and Rolf Lindquist